Cascade Chipita Park, United States
The Pikes Peak is a col with a length of 29.4 kilometer. This is a highest category (HC) col. It is located in Cascade Chipita Park, CO, United States. The average grade of this col is 6.8% with a maximum of 10.3%. The Pikes Peak ascents from 2.373 meter at the start, to 4.301 meter at the top, with a total of 1.926 ascending meters.
|Elevation gain||1926 m|
|Average grade||6.8 %|
|Maximum grade||10.3 %|
|Minimum elevation||2373 m|
|Maximum elevation||4301 m|
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Pikes Peak is a very long climb. The average gradient is 6,5%, and the summit sits at 4,301m of altitude. But don't let these numbers fool you, it has a part of 11km of almost 9%. It’s the second-highest paved road in the US, a few metres short of the neighbouring Mount Evans. For cyclists, access to the climb has historically been restricted to a single organized race per year. That was until 2013 when the authorities opened the Pikes Peak Highway to cyclists all year round.